The Cold War
American Cruisers
Des Moines class
A Study in Blueprints

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-055 $60.00(Foreign: $90.00)(11"x17" soft cover book of engineering drawings, 33 pages)
Ships of class: USS Des Moines (CA-134), USS Salem (CA-139), USS Dallas (CA-140), USS Newport News (CA-148) and USS Dallas (CA-150).

L i s t of B l u e p r i n t s

Title

Vessel & Shipyard

Date of Document

Scale

Page

Outboard profile,

USS Des Moines(CA-134)
Beth. Steel Co., Shipbuilding Div., Quincy Yard

 Feb. 21, 1958

 1/32"

 7-8

Inboard profile,

do.

do.

do.

9-10

Cross sections, frames 6, 31, 51,75 2& 86,

do.

do.

1/8"

11-12

Cross sections, frames 172, 165 2, 134 2, 112 & 110 7/8,

do.

do.

do.

13-14

Main deck,

do.

do.

1/32"

15-16

1st & 2nd levels,

do.

do.

do.

17-18

3rd to 5th levels,

do.

do.

do.

19

1st platform,

do.

do.

do.

20-21

2nd platform,

do.

do.

do.

22-23

2nd deck,

do.

do.

do.

24-25

3rd deck,

do.

do.

do.

26-27

Hold,

do.

do.

do.

28-29

Inner bottom,

do.

do.

do.

30-31

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